Marc Ribot: Live Score to the Short Films of Jennifer Reeves
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Marc Ribot: Live Score to the Short Films of Jennifer Reeves

MAY 14–17 | Marc Ribot, Solo

May 17, 2020
Joe Henderson Lab
SunMay 17
6:00 PM

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SunMay 17
7:30 PM

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The guitarist performs his original scores to a screening of experimental filmmaker Jennifer Reeves’ short subject work including Shadows Choose Their Horrors (2005). The Sri Lankan-born, New York-based Reeves was named one of the “Best 50 Filmmakers Under 50” by the film journal Cinema Scope, and her work has been screened extensively at film festivals around the world. She has made experimental films for three decades, exploring themes of memory, mental health, feminism, sexuality, wildlife, and politics.

ABOUT MARC RIBOT
No guitarist has traveled a more circuitous creative path than Marc Ribot, a major force on the New York jazz scene since the mid-1980s. While often associated with the avant-garde, Ribot thrives in any musical context, contributing prominently to the work of Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, The Lounge Lizards, and Diana Krall, as well as Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’s five-time GRAMMY Award-winning 2007 album Raising Sand. Applying his unorthodox technique and vast, percussive sonic palette to a mind-boggling array of musical realms, Ribot has delved into the classic compositions of the great Cuban sonero Arsenio Rodríguez with his Los Cubanos Postizos band, explored Albert Ayler’s ecstatic free jazz forays with his power-packed trio, investigated country music in Nashville with Bill Frisell and Buddy Miller, unleashed scorching avant-rock with his trio Ceramic Dog, dug into bone-deep roots rock with Los Lobos guitarist David Hidalgo, and conjured the spirits in duo with jazz piano giant McCoy Tyner.

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